Eddie Ludlow is a Keeper of the Quaich and the founder of The Whisky Lounge, the biggest provider of whisky events in the UK. Based in York, The Whisky Lounge runs tastings, events, festivals and schools across the UK, and beyond. Their UK events attracted 35,000 visitors in 2018. Having worked in various parts of the industry, including for Ardbeg & Glenmorangie and Oddbins, Eddie has possibly brought more whisky to more people and parts of the UK than anyone else. Eddie has been an IWSC whisky judge since 2008.